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Dorothy Mitchell
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Obituary for Dorothy Mitchell

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
DOROTHY A. MITCHELL

BORN
June 11, 1929
Ashton, Iowa
PASSED AWAY
August 1, 2018
Sheldon, Iowa

FUNERAL SERVICE
10:00 A.M. Monday, August 6, 2018
United Methodist Church; Sheldon, Iowa
Rev. Kevin Gingerich ~ officiating

Visitation with the family present
will be from 9:00 A.M. until the time of service
on Monday, August 6, 2018
at the United Methodist Church in Sheldon, Iowa.

MUSIC
“Beyond The Sunset”
“How Great Thou Art”
Sung by Wil George & Tricia Meendering
CONGREGATIONAL HYMN
“What A Friend We Have In Jesus”
Organist: Barb Burns

CASKET BEARERS
Gene Lais Wayne Lais
Cory Bosma Craig Freimuth
John Freimuth Stace Gravenhof

FINAL RESTING PLACE
Gilman Township Cemetery
Ashton, Iowa

After today’s graveside service relatives and friends are invited to join the family in the fellowship hall of the church

Arrangements under the care of the
Vander Ploeg Funeral Home; Sheldon, Iowa
DOROTHY A. MITCHELL

Dorothy Ann Mitchell was born on June 11, 1929 at Ashton, Iowa to John and Lena (Johnson) Haseborg. She attended country school and graduated from the Sheldon High School in 1947. She married William Mitchell on February 23, 1956 at United Methodist Church in Sheldon. She was employed by the City of Sheldon for 42 years, the first 12 years as secretary and 30 years as City Clerk-Treasurer. She also served as bookkeeper for the Quality Shoe Repair which she and her husband owned and operated for many years.
She was a long-time member of the United Methodist Church and enjoyed gardening and baking. She will be remembered as a very loving, caring and giving person.
She is survived by nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, four sisters, Eleanor Freimuth, Florence, Anna and Helena Haseborg and her brother-in-law, Ed Freimuth.

God saw she was getting tired,
And a cure was not to be.
So He put His arms around her,
And whispered, “Come with Me.”

With tearful eyes, we watched her,
And saw her fade away.
Although we loved her dearly,
We could not make her stay.

A golden heart stopped beating,
Hard working hands to rest.
God broke our hearts to prove to us,
He only takes the best.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Monday

6

Aug

9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
Sheldon United Methodist Church

506 8th St.
Sheldon, Iowa 51201

Service

Monday

6

Aug

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Sheldon United Methodist Church

506 8th St.
Sheldon, Iowa 51201

Cemetery Details

Location

Gilman Township Cemetery

4999 Co Hwy A46
Ashton, Iowa 51232

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